Solutions Designer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Newport Williams


Requires Security Clearance: CRJMC

Hybrid Contract (up to 3 days on-site)

Contract Length: 13 months approx.

Compensation: $98/hour

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Design, drive setup, and help establish support of EHS solutions on OPS cloud.
  • Develop, provision, and maintain MOH EHS solutions’ configuration on top of the OPS cloud infrastructure.
  • Ensure alignment of solutions with proposed/approved architecture at every stage in collaboration with relevant architects.
  • Develop solution documentation, including configuration guides.
  • Maintain configuration in version control systems like GitHub and Azure DevOps.
  • Reproduce configuration to multiple environments of the solution’s lifecycle (Dev-to-Prod) via automated CI/CD pipelines.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines for re-usable cloud environment configuration, deployment of COTS and MOH-custom applications, and related configuration components.
  • Provide guidance to MOH Operations on optimization of solutions’ configuration, solutions monitoring and troubleshooting, alerts and notifications, and restoration/redeployment strategies.
  • Assist with 3rd level solutions troubleshooting.
  • Stay up-to-date on MOH architecture roadmaps and cloud services lifecycle, upcoming new/end-of-life versions, changes in cloud service functionality, and cost models, proactively notifying stakeholders.
  • Guide DR and failover exercises using and creating automated processes.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and technical leadership skills, identifying areas for improvement and recommending solutions.
  • Collaborate with the architecture team to create required architectural artifacts.

Evaluation Criteria

Solution Design Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience consulting with developers and COTS vendors, developing, provisioning, and maintaining MOH EHS solutions’ configuration for large, complex, highly available, mission-critical on-prem and cloud solutions.
  • Creating system requirements and design specifications, applying security principles, and protecting high-sensitive information.
  • Implementing integrations to both On-premise and cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS cloud platform, Microsoft Azure cloud).
  • Familiarity with IT compliance and risk management requirements, batch & real-time integration technologies, and optimization of solutions’ configuration via cloud-native and 3rd party tools.

Technical Experience:

  • Liaising with ITS Solution Designers and Builders, developing and implementing RESTful and SOAP web services, designing Azure and AWS cloud solutions.
  • Fundamentals of Docker containers and containers orchestration platforms (e.g., Kubernetes, OpenShift), experience with running containerized applications in an enterprise environment.
  • Proficiency in maintaining configuration in version control systems, developing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.

Communication Skills:

  • Experience leading a team of developers, writing technical documentation, conducting research and assessment of options for technical design issues.
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, decision-making, verbal and written communication skills.

Project Management:

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments concurrently, demonstrated troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Strong consulting, interpersonal, and negotiation skills, proven track record for meeting deadlines.


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